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Object ID

2014.1.282

Object Name

Stamp, Postage

Date

1941

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Description

Single stamp on serated off-white paper. Stamp depicts man in military uniform giving Nazi salute in front of a long line of soldiers. Surrounding the stamp is the Croatian seal above, and 'Na Rad' text below.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Ante Pavelik. Croatia (Croatian: Nezavisna Drzava Hrvatska, NDH) was a puppet state of Nazi Germany. The NDH was founded on 10 April 1941, after the invasion of Yugoslavia by the Axis powers. It was controlled by the governing fascist Ustasha movement and Ante Pavelic, which in turn were primarily under German influence. Its racial enemies were Jews, Serbs and Roma people, against whom large-scale genocide campaigns were conducted in places such as the Jasenovac and Stara Gradiska concentration camps.

Dimensions

3 3/4 x 2 7/8"

Keywords

Croatia, Ante Pavelik, Nazi Salute

Croatian Souvenir Stamp - Ante Pavelik

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